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Proud Sponsors of KB Sports Football Club

This year we are the proud sponsors of  KB Sports football club who’s home ground is Muscliffe Park, Bournemouth.  We are always keen to support our internal teams with their external activities and when we were approached to sponsor this local football team we were happy to help.  The age of the team varies from 22 to 34 with […]

Can glove use increase the risk of infection?

The first recorded use of medical gloves was at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1890. Far from an aid to healing or infection prevention, it was to protect the hands of the chief nurse of the operating room, Caroline Hampton. She had suffered a reaction to mercuric chloride which was […]

Yellow Bags vs Maceration

Keeping clinicians and patients’ safe from harm is a constant battle for the health sector. Hygiene standards and best practises of fifty years ago pale in comparison to the methods and procedures of modern medical facilities. This isn’t because the world has become more dangerous but the way we interact with the world has changed. […]

Great Oaks Care Home Grand Opening

On the 7th September 2017 the Great Oaks care home in Kinson, Bournemouth opened its doors officially to residents and its families. Although operating since the start of the summer, the grand opening was an opportunity for the providers – Encore Care Homes – to introduce potential residents, their families and the local community to […]

The impact of mosquito borne diseases

The mosquito is responsible for a million deaths a year worldwide. It’s a carrier for malaria, dengue fever, West Nile virus, chikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis, tularaemia, Japanese encephalitis, Saint Louis encephalitis, Western equine encephalitis, Eastern equine encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, La Crosse encephalitis and Zika fever. It’s little wonder that there is a growing movement […]